This program offers prenatal education, nutrition information, healthy snacks, one-to-one health and nutrition counselling, and peer support to pregnant individuals experiencing a variety of risk factors linked to low birth weight, including low-income, newcomer status and poor nutrition. The Growing Healthy Together program encourages healthy pregnancies to reduce the number of infants born with low birth weight, and supports breastfeeding and positive parenting. This program is free and voluntary, and is delivered at various community locations in partnership with agencies throughout Scarborough.
For more information on whether this program is right for you or to find out which location is closest to you, please call (416) 321-5464 ext. 482.